CFIUS and the Next Wave of Foreign M&A Briefing
October 15, 2009
This briefing is sponsored by The Export Practitioner and Washington Tariff & Trade Letter.
In 2007 and 2008, major changes were made to the statute, regulations and executive order that govern reviews of foreign investments by the interagency Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S. (CFIUS). Those changes may face significant tests in the near future. With the decline in the market capitalization of many U.S. companies and growing foreign holdings of U.S. dollars, a new wave of investments, mergers and acquisitions by foreign buyers, especially from China, India and the Middle East, may be coming. How will CFIUS balance the U.S. commitment to an open investment policy in the face of intensified national security concerns? This timely and valuable audio-conference briefing will give the participant an insider’s understanding of the CFIUS process and what they must know to navigate successfully a foreign acquisition of a U.S. company. Their expert speakers were central figures in drafting the new CFIUS regulations and the executive order, as well as the guidance on national security reviews issued concurrently with the regulations.
Ted Posner is one of the speakers.